Matthew P. Houghton



1401 Willow Pass Road
Suite 700
Concord, CA 94520
P (925) 222-3400
F (925) 356-8250

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Matthew Houghton is an associate in WSHB’s Northern California office, where he handles complex civil litigation, specializing in construction litigation, business law, employment, estate planning, and bankruptcy. He represents a variety of clients, from individuals to small businesses to larger residential and commercial developers.

A Bay Area native, Matthew received his law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. While attending USF, Matthew also earned a business law certificate, with honors; served as the treasurer for the Sports and Entertainment Law Association; and worked as an editor for USF Law Review.  For his undergraduate degree, Matthew graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.


University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D., 2015, cum laude)

Santa Clara University (B.A., 2012)

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Business Transactions
  • Represent start-up companies in acquiring initial funding.
Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Represent companies in contractual disputes.
  • Defend developers of both custom and tract homes, including single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, and apartments.
  • Defend developers of commercial properties, including a dinosaur museum, against claims by the owners.
  • Represent companies in complex wage and hour claims, in both individual claims as well as class action lawsuits.


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